Sabah–Sarawak Gas Pipeline

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Sabah–Sarawak Gas Pipeline
Location
CountryMalaysia
StateSabah, Sarawak
General directionWestern Coast
FromKimanis, Sabah
ToBintulu, Sarawak
General information
TypeNatural gas
OperatorPetronas
Construction started2011
Expected2013
Commissioned2014
Technical information
Length500 km (310 mi)

Sabah–Sarawak Gas Pipeline (SSGP) is a 500 kilometre Malaysian natural gas pipeline that linked Kimanis in Sabah to Bintulu in Sarawak. The pipeline is part of the Petronas development project of "Sabah–Sarawak Integrated Oil and Gas Project",[1] and has start operating since early 2014.[2]

History[edit]

The pipeline was constructed in 2011 with a total of RM4.6 billion been allocated to complete the project.[3]

Incidents[edit]

On 11 June 2014, the pipeline located in between Lawas and Long Sukang in Sarawak exploded that caused the temporary shutdown of the line. No casualties were reported in the incident.[4] On 10 January 2018, the line along Long Luping of Lawas District in Limbang Division was leaked although no impact to surrounding communities and environment are being reported.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sabah - Sarawak Integrated Oil & Gas Project". Petronas. Retrieved 5 October 2016.
  2. ^ Yvonne Tuah (5 October 2013). "Sabah-Sarawak Gas Pipeline to start operating by January 2014". The Borneo Post. Retrieved 5 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Gas pipeline 'is like the PLUS highway'" (PDF). Bernama. Ministry of Works, Malaysia. 24 October 2011. Retrieved 5 October 2016.
  4. ^ Stephen Then (11 June 2014). "Blast rips Sabah-Sarawak gas pipeline". The Star. Retrieved 5 October 2016.
  5. ^ "Petronas : Gas leak at Sabah-Sarawak Gas Pipeline". Bernama. The Edge Markets. 10 January 2018. Retrieved 10 January 2018.

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